“I wanted to enroll in the Women for Women program after I heard an announcement made in church. I wanted to learn how to calculate profits and losses, and how to better manage my business.” The trainings have helped Unis achieve both of these.
“Throughout my life I have faced many hardships,” says Zainab, a 43-year-old woman who lives in Ogbagbala village in Kogi State, Nigeria. She is married and has six children—three boys and three girls, ages 5 through 25.
I am 39 years old. I am originally from Guhr province and my father was one of the famous and wealthy people in his province. He had nine daughters and five boys. My childhood was the most beautiful time in my life.
WfWI’s Director of Program Design and Development, Anna Mecagni, recently met with participants in our training centers in Parwan, Afghanistan and shares her reflections on her visit.
WfWI Nigerian Country Director Ngozi Eze calls for global action on social media to #BringBackOurGirls and ensure that the young women and girls kidnapped in Borno state are safely returned.
Today marks the one-month anniversary of the kidnapping of the young women and girls from their school in Chibok, Nigeria.